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Plum Pox Virus

Symptômes du potyvirus de la sharka du prunier sur des pêchers

Plum pox virus is a serious plant disease infecting stone fruit species of the genus Prunus including peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, almonds and ornamental varieties. PPV does not kill trees, but can drastically reduce yields. PPV is transmitted from infected trees by aphids or by grafting or budding. Plum pox virus does not affect human or animal health.

The key acts and regulations we enforce are:

Information we provide to the general public includes:

Information we provide to the plant industry and scientific community includes: